Art Lessons - Elementary

Collection by Jacqueline Cassidy


Art lessons for kids and my classroom

Jacqueline Cassidy

Magic Crayon Leaf Rubbing Watercolor Resist

This simple leaf rubbing project is a new twist on an old favorite. This leaf art takes simple materials and a few minutes to create this bold nature art!


Paper Weaving Lesson

Paper weaving is a simple and inexpensive way to teach young kids the basics of weaving. This can be a tricky skill to teach (and learn) but starting with a few simple tips will help your young artist to be successful!


Draw a Flower- A Colorful Directed Drawing Exercise - The Kitchen Table Classroom

Make drawing a flower easy with this directed drawing exercise. Students will draw a flower with this step by step video drawing lesson!

Sharpie Drawings on Tin Foil

I did learned this technique from my co-worker Jayne, who taught it during summer school last year. I think drawing on tin foil is a unique experience for kids that can be done using a variety of t…


Printmaking for kids with markers

Marker prints are easy and the kids think they are magical. Chances are you have the supplies- all you need is a Styrofoam plate and some washable markers. Very little prep work is required, and the results are awesome! Use this one day printmaking method to explore a variety of subjects.

Kindergarten Paul Klee cats

Kindergarten artists read the book inspired by Paul Klee called, "The Cat and the Bird." We also looked at the images in the Paul Clay's book entitled, "Animal Tricks." We talked about the art elements of line and shape and used to them to create our own Paul Klee inspired cats. We also reviewed the art elements of shapes, lines and colors. We used shapes to draw the cats, lines to create a line pattern, and cool colors to use in the background. We used cool colors to create line patterns in…

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Come creare delle matrici per stampe multiple - fai da te [tecnica linoleografia]

La linoleografia è una tecnica di stampa artistica di immagini e grafiche su carta, cartone o stoffa mediante l'uso di una matrice ricavata per

Stained Glass Name Designs

This is a simple project, and a great introduction to the concept of positive and negative space for younger kids. Any project using their ...

Oil Pastel Drawing in Reverse - The Kitchen Table Classroom

This oil pastel drawing lesson is an easy way to explore the element of line. The reverse drawing process is a little magic and so fun!

Paul Klee Art Lesson | Deep Space Sparkle

Students learn how to practice drawing quick rectangular shapes and paint warm and cool colors into those shapes using Paul Klee art inspiration and

Paul Klee Art Lesson | Deep Space Sparkle

Students learn how to practice drawing quick rectangular shapes and paint warm and cool colors into those shapes using Paul Klee art inspiration and

In the Art Room: Super Star Sub Plans and my NAEA Presentations

Hello, friends! I've been packing and preparing for my upcoming trip to Chicago for NAEA and I'm so excited. While I do love me some art teacherin' conferencing, I don't love the multi-day sub plan preppin' it entails. The subs I've lined up are super-fab and I know they will have fun creating with the kids. However, they aren't art teachers by trade so I do like to have sub plans that are not only easy for them to follow but ones they can do with all my classes. This means less confusion…

Simple Kid Crafts

For fun family time, try one of these sweet and easy projects made from everyday materials.

How to Draw Leaves · Art Projects for Kids

Learn how to draw leaves, and then put them in a grid. A variety of types, sizes and positions will make a pretty fall drawing.

Tin Foil Line Relief

7th graders have been working on a low relief sculptural project using tin foil, yarn and cardboard. We stressed the idea of varied line and...